Agent Configuration Settings Dialog Box

Define relevant settings to enable the LoadRunner agent on Windows machines.

To access

On the LoadRunner machine:

  1. From the Windows Start menu, go to Micro Focus > LoadRunner > Advanced Settings > Agent Configuration.
  2. Select Enable Firewall Agent and click Settings.
Relevant tasks

Configure the LoadRunner Agent

See also

The Network and Security Manager configuration tool provides greater flexibility for defining the agent settings through the command line. For details, see Network and Security Manager - Command Line Tool.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element Description
MI Listener Name

The name, full name, or IP address of the MI Listener.

Local Machine Key

A symbolic string identifier used to establish a unique connection between the Controller host and the agent machine, via the MI Listener machine.

Connection Timeout (seconds)

The length of time you want the agent to wait before retrying to connect to the MI Listener machine. If zero, the connection is kept open from the time the agent is run.

Default value: 20 seconds

MI Listener User Name/Password

The credentials needed to connect to the MI Listener machine.

Server Domain

The domain name needed to connect to the MI Listener machine. This field is required only if NTLM is used.

Connection Type - TCP/HTTP

Select either TCP or HTTP, depending on the configuration you are using.

Default: TCP

Connection Type - HTTP
  • Proxy Name. The name of the proxy server.

    This field is mandatory if the Connection Type setting is HTTP.

  • Proxy Port. The proxy server connection port.

    This field is mandatory if the Connection Type setting is HTTP.

  • Proxy User Name/Password. The credentials of a user with connection rights to the proxy server.

  • Proxy Domain. The user's domain if defined in the proxy server configuration. This option is required only if NTLM is used.
Use Secure Connection (SSL)

Enable connection using the TLS (formally SSL) protocol.

Default: Disabled

If you enable this option, enter the following information:

  • Check Server Certificates. Authenticates the TLS certificates that are sent by the server.

    • Medium. Verifies that the server certificate is signed by a trusted Certification Authority.

    • High. Verifies that the sender IP matches the certificate information. This setting is available only if Use Secure Connection is enabled.

  • Private Key Password. The password that might be required during the TLS certificate authentication process. This option is relevant only if the Client Certificate Owner option is enabled.

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